LAHORE The police are investigating the killing of a man who was shot dead by local shopkeepers at Laajpat Road in Shahdara police area late on Thursday night. Local traders told the police that three men were trying to rob a jewellers shop when the shopkeepers offered resistance and opened fire on the bandits in self-defence. The police removed the dead body of the man, later identified as Iftikhar, a resident of Shakargarh, to the morgue for an autopsy and are investigating. Meanwhile, the Kot Lakhpat police have begun investigation to probe into the killing of a 7-year-old girl who was found strangled from the drain on Friday. The police recovered the dead body wrapped in a cloth sheet from the drain and removed it to the morgue for autopsy.